Hodh El Gharbi Region

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Map of Mauritania showing Hodh El Gharbi
Landscape in Hodl El Gharbi (near Ayoun)

Hodh El Gharbi (Arabic: ولاية الحوض الغربي‎) is a region in southern Mauritania. Its capital is Ayoun el Atrous. The region borders the Mauritanian regions of Tagant to the north, Hodh Ech Chargui to the east, Mali country to the south and Assaba to the west. A piece of Malian territory protrudes into the region.

Departments of Hodh El Gharbi

Hodh El Gharbi is divided into 4 departments:

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Coordinates: 16°30′N 10°00′W / 16.500°N 10.000°W / 16.500; -10.000